The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 11, July 1907 - April, 1908 Page: 23
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General Austin's Order Book for Campaign of 1885.
tem. He will need arms and amunition-you will furnish him
with what he calls for of both so far as the stock on hand will
S F Austin etc
Warren D C Hall
Head Quarters Camp Salado
Octr 23d, 1835
To Col. John H Moore,
You will announce the appointment of Doctr. Pollard as surgeon
of the Regiment and Doctr. Richardson as surgeon of the Staff
S. F. Austin
Warren D C Hall
Postscript of 23d to letter to Captn. Demit dated
Your Communications of 19 and 20th. have been received and
contents duly noted.
The operations against Bejar will prevent the enemy from mak-
ing any attack on Goliad, and the fall of Bejar will close the
Campaign. Captn. Alleys Company has principally joined the
army and I understand from the report of those who have arrived
that others will join today, so that it will be impossible to order
that Company back to Goliad. You will therefore retain the
force you have at that place and keep possession. Some more men
can be drawn from the Colorado and Bay Prairie in case of emer-
I have given authority to D Juan Seguin to contract for pack
mules to bring up salt, Flour etc. from Goliad. He will write
to you on the subject. Send two packs of salt. I have appointed
Juan Seguin a Captn. of the Federal Army and he will raise a
Company of Mexicans. Inform your men, of this that he may be
respected as such and as a devoted friend of the Constitution.
S F. Austin
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